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  • CES donates to food pantry

    Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Linda Handley is pictured with food that students collected for the Taylor County Food Pantry as part of Red Ribbon Week activities. Students collected more than 1,500 cans during the week and also raised $126 for cystic fibrosis.

  • School Menus for Dec. 17-19

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Dec. 17-19

    Monday - Popcorn chicken, broccoli casserole, corn, fruit mix, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Tuesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrot sticks, oatmeal square, peaches and milk.

    Wednesday - Hot dog, Fruit Roll-Up, baked chips, carrot sticks, celery sticks, fruit and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Dec. 17-19

    Monday - Chicken tenders, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, bread and milk.

    Tuesday - Baked spaghetti, tossed salad, buttered peas, Elf Grahams and milk.

  • A New Day in Frankfort

    Steve Beshear was sworn in at 12:01 Tuesday morning as Kentucky's new governor at the Executive Mansion in Frankfort and several Taylor Countians were on hand to help celebrate.

    Members of the Taylor County and Campbellsville marching bands participated in the inauguration parade in downtown Frankfort.

  • Tigers march in inaugural parade

    Campbellsville University Tiger Marching Band members attending Gov. Steve Beshear's inauguration parade on Tuesday include from left: Liz Lowery of Clarksville, Tenn., Rachel Cain of Corbin, Carla Edmondson of Independence, Alisa Florence of Brownsville, E.J. Jones of Campbellsville, Amber Jinnett of Hodgenville, Aaron LaFollette of Hodgenville and Amanda Saunders of Owensboro. They performed with the Kentucky Intercollegiate Band.

  • Lodge on hold yet again

    Efforts to build a lodge and golf course at Green River Lake have hit a snag once again.

    In October, Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate issued an injunction preventing the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet from issuing or opening proposals on projects at Green River Lake, Herrington Lake, General Burnside Island and Lake Malone.

  • Man pleads guilty to theft, other charges dismissed

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded guilty to a theft charge and had other charges against him dismissed in exchange for his guilty plea.

    Jerry D. Maupin, 35, of 265 Maupin Road in Campbellsville appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

  • Thomas earns LPN degree

    Tara Whitney Thomas graduated Nov. 27 from the Boyle County Technical College's Danville campus with a licensed practical nursing degree and an associate's degree in applied science.

    She is the daughter of Darlene and Richard Britton and John and Lisa Thomas, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are John and Helen Mattingly of Calvary and the late Jack and Dotty Thomas.

    Thomas is currently employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Groups gear up for annual holiday giving

    Connie Wooley is surrounded by toys. To her left are dolls, make-up kits and stuffed animals. To her right are action figures, trucks and cars. It may be an unusual scene for a fire department, but it's common this time of year at the Campbellsville Fire Department.

    With the Holiday Helpline now closed, several groups are gearing up to gather toys and food to help make a memorable Christmas for those less fortunate.

    With many toys already on hand, Wooley, the fire department's administrative assistant, said the supply won't last.

    "We'll have to buy more."

  • Local briefs

    Winter storm coming

    Emergency management officials are warning residents of a winter storm expected to hit Central Kentucky during the weekend.

    According to a press release from Taylor County Emergency Management, a developing winter storm is expected to move through the state from Friday night through Sunday morning. The long range forecast is a wintry mix, which means ice.

    While it appears that the storm will hit Taylor County this weekend, a slight shift in the storm's path could be the difference between snow and rain.

  • TC Chiropractic donates food

    Taylor County Chiropractic, 100 Greenbriar Drive, collected more than 700 pounds of food Nov. 13-28 for the local food pantry. Exams, X-rays and case histories were given at no charge with a minimum 10-can donation to the food bank. Pictured are, from left, Wendy Picket, Dr. Janna Gresham and Rayna Landis.